Center for Disease Control-Public Health Associates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is actively recruiting Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) candidates for 2012 who will be (or are) recent college graduates (BA/BS) interested in beginning a career in public health.
The Public Health Associate Program, referred to commonly as PHAP, is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) training and development program that provides opportunities for promising future public health professionals to gain broad experience in the day-to-day operation of public health programs. It is geared toward recent college graduates (BA/BS) who are beginning a career in public health.
· Is a two-year competency-based training and service program
· Is a paid federal position, including benefits
· Provides on-the-ground entry level jobs in the public health field for recent college graduates who are U.S. citizens
· Includes work experience in at least two different program areas including: STD, Tuberculosis, HIV, and other communicable diseases; chronic disease; environmental health; public health emergency preparedness; immunization; injury prevention; maternal and child health
· It is anticipated that PHAP will hire 50-65 associates in FY2012 and will receive well over 1000 applications for those positions
How to Apply:
· Applications open February 1, 2012
· Visit http://www.cdc.gov/phap/ to apply